- TripBuzz found 650 things to do with kids in or near Waltham, Massachusetts, including 634 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Salem, Lowell and Cambridge.
- From Veterans Memorial Skating Rink to Embassy Cinema, the Waltham area offers 119 different types of family activities, including: Theaters, Parks, Movie Theaters and Other Entertainment.
- Waltham, MA is less than half an hour from the heart of Boston and is nicknamed 'Watch City' for its impressive watch productions and improvements in manufacturing. Waltham was a major force in the American Industrial Revolution and took the first steps in industrial city planning, shaping the nation to this day.
Open public ice skating sessions are available at the Veterans Memorial Skating Rink most weekdays and all weekend during its operating season. The indoor rink allows for even children to skate as long as they wear a helmet, and skate rentals are available for a small fee.
Home of America's industrial revolution, Waltham Museum contains artifacts and exhibits from the first modern factory. Items on display include automobiles, cotton mill items, an Edison Gramophone, and watchmaker tools.
A sports complex, Nipper Maher Park features lighted adult and youth baseball fields with bleachers as well as tennis and basketball courts. The park also provides a children's play structure, swings, trees and a paved walking path.
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Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation, located inside an old textile mill, is home to a variety of informative exhibits and antique artifacts showcasing the history of the American Industrial Revolution, the famous Waltham Watch Company and more.
Social reformer Robert Treat Paine's 1886 Stonehurst Manor sits atop a secluded hill overlooking 109 acres of conservation land. Hiking along woodland trails, self-guided walking tours for kids and adults, Museum Manor exhibits are available. Available for weddings and events.
Founded and conducted by musical director Patrick Botti, the Waltham Symphony Orchestra presents an array of orchestral and chamber music concerts on a seasonal basis. The symphony also plays special shows for certain occasions.